Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM NDT 27 May 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to northwest 20 Thursday morning then increasing to northwest 30 near noon Thursday. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Thursday evening.

Rain and fog patches ending Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 27 May 2015
Tonight and Thursday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM NDT 27 May 2015
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 20.
Sunday Wind northeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday 4 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5145N 5615W to
Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5025N 5620W to
5025N 5320W to 5440N 5210W to 5630N 5735W to 5720N 5655W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

4 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4100N 5130W to 4100N 5000W to 4600N 3745W to 4715N
3745W to 5515N 4800W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 May estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6044W to Newfoundland near 4903N 5821W.

Iceberg Count

51 to 100 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM NDT 27 May 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Thursday departing ridge located east of Labrador
Sea.

At 9:30 p.m. NDT tonight intensifying low 1001 mb located over
northeastern Quebec.
By 9:30 p.m. NDT Thursday departing low 980 mb located over the
East Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM NDT 27 May 2015 An intensifying low pressure system over Northeastern Quebec will
move to lie over the East Labrador Sea Thursday evening. Strong to
gale force northwesterlies will develop Thursday in the wake of the
low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
South Labrador Sea and East Labrador Sea.

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